Recent News

September 30, 2019

Before the carefully crafted aesthetics of Instagram feeds, there were snapshots. Often spontaneous, usually imperfect, the pictures taken by twentieth-century amateur photographers feature slices of life and constitute important artifacts of our visual cultural history.

June 13, 2019

The Stamps School of Art & Design and UMMA are pleased to announce our 2019-20 Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence: Courtney McClellan.

May 16, 2019

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, a couple committed to higher education and advancing the arts, have donated over $2.8 million to UMMA to enhance and develop the Museum’s exhibitions program, ensuring that UMMA can continue to be a center of ambitious exhibition-making and interdisciplinary thinking.

April 29, 2019

“WHAT’S ONE OF THE HOTTEST ATTRACTIONS AT MUSEUMS?” a recent Wall Street Journal article posed. The answer: “The Restaurant.” Across the country, museum restaurants and cafes have become hip destinations, offering a curated, extended museum experience that goes beyond just a gallery stroll to view the art on display.

March 27, 2019

 The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) opens Collection Ensemble, the first major reinstallation of UMMA's historic entry space in over a decade.

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